AFLOAT SHOPPING GUIDE
The Afloat Shopping Guide (ASG) (fig. 7-26) is
designed to assist the fleet personnel in identifying the
NSNs for items that are frequently requested by ships.
It includes a detailed description of each item, and
(when applicable) the stock number for substitute
items. The ASG is distributed in CD-ROM format and
in printed form.
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
FEDERAL SUPPLY CATALOG
The General Services Administration (GSA)
Federal Supply Catalog lists approximately 20,000 line
items that are stocked in GSA supply distribution
facilities. The items listed in this catalog are assigned
cognizance 9Q. The GSA supply catalog series serves
as the major merchandising instrument of the Federal
Supply Service (FSS) Stock Program. Since they are
prepared for civilian agencies, the FED LOG must be
referred to for supply management data. The GSA
supply catalog series consists of the following:
Supply Catalog Guide
consolidated alphabetical and NSN indexes to all stock
items. These are items listed in the four commodity
catalogs and other items available through the FSS
program. It provides detailed information concerning
the program and requisitioning procedures.
The GSA Supply Catalog (Tools) contains listings
of common and special use tools. It includes
alphabetical and numerical indexes and a price list.
The GSA Supply Catalog (Office Products) lists a
wide variety of items for office use, including paper
supplies, standard and optional forms, and many items
of equipment. It includes alphabetical and numerical
indexes and a price list.
The GSA Supply Catalog (Industrial Products)
contains descriptive listings of a broad range of items,
such as hardware, paints, adhesives, and cleaning
Figure 7-25.MRIL Part II from FED LOG.